Outdoor job, working with animals

March 20, 2008

gaucho-2.jpgBlog Guy, I’m graduating in May, and you seem to have slowed down your career advice at the very time we need it the most. What other tips can you give to college seniors?

Here’s something. If you answer a job ad looking for somebody to ride horses, look in front of the word horses. If you see the word wild there, hang up the phone.

I don’t understand.

Look. If you find yourself on a horse that is at a 180-degree angle and he’s not standing at the bar buying drinks for you and your buddies, your career counselor played a honking big practical joke on you. Good luck, and I care.

Enjoy the slideshow and really bad puns: Showing off gaucho marks…


A Uruguayan gaucho rides a wild horse during the celebration of the Creole Week in Montevideo March 18, 2008. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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Call me a skeptic, but I’d be suspicious even if the horse was at the bar buying drinks.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

A horse? Ridiculous! A 6-foot rabbit, now that’s different. Have you met my friend Harvey?

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